The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Ascot region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ascot 50.00% 75.00% 33.33%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 100.00% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 5
Average salary £24,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Microsoft
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ascot region.

Vendors Category
Ascot
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ascot 50.00% 75.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
Average salary £24,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Ascot

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Ascot region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Ascot

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Ascot

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Ascot region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Ascot

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ascot

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Ascot region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (66.67%) InDesign
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Graphic Design
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Social Media
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (66.67%) New Media
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Infographics
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Ascot by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Ascot region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (66.67%) InDesign
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Designer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
1 2 (66.67%) Graphic Design
1 2 (66.67%) New Media
1 2 (66.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) VMware